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Inland ice in Antarctica melting fast

Inland ice in Antarctica melting fast

Many glaciers on the Southern Antarctic Peninsula (SAP) - a region previously thought to be stable compared to other glacier masses in Antarctica - became destabilized in 2009, and they have been melting at accelerating rates ever since, research ..., 1 month ago
Last Call for Larsen B NASA, 1 month ago
Antarctic ice shelf is thinning from above and below Environment News South Africa, 3 weeks ago

Have an ice weekend

The peninsula is in for an Antarctic-style cold snap, with temperatures set to plummet to 4 degrees by tomorrow morning. Bureau of Meteorology spokesman David Barlowe said an Antarctic cold front was currently south of the Great Australian Bight and ...
 Daily Telegraph Australia - Northern Beaches2 weeks ago

Antarctic peninsula in 'dramatic' ice loss

Satellites have seen a sudden dramatic change in the behaviour of glaciers on the Antarctic Peninsula, according to a Bristol University-led study. The ice streams were broadly stable up until 2009, since when they have been losing on the order of 56 billion ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Antarctic in 'dramatic' ice loss  BBC2 months ago Sudden Ice Loss in Antarctic Peninsula Measured | Video  LiveScience.com2 months ago

Yet another Antarctic ice mass is becoming destabilized, scientists report

The troubling news continues this week for the Antarctic peninsula region, which juts out from the icy continent. Last week, scientists documented threats to the Larsen C and the remainder of the Larsen B ice shelf (most of which collapsed in 2002).
 Austin American Statesman2 months ago More bad news for Antarctica's massive melting ice shelves  Washington Post2 months ago

Antarctic Ice Slipping Away

Starting in 2009, massive ice losses from the more southerly end of the Antarctic peninsula began,
 CBC1 month ago
Al Jazeera

Melting in Antarctica is worst in 1,000 years

The amount of ice melting on the Antarctic Peninsula has increased dramatically in recent decades. For the first time, scientists have managed to demonstrate that ten times more ice melts in the summer months on the Antarctic Peninsula now than it ...
 Al Jazeera2 months ago

One of Antarctica's largest ice shelves likely to Disintegrate Completely before Decade's End

Earlier this week, it was unveiled that Antarctic peninsula's ice shelf, Larsen C, is melting from top and underneath. Researchers from British Antarctic Survey and several other research centers have raised concerns by affirming that its reducing ...
 Topnews.in2 months ago

Scientists find large Antarctic ice shelves closer to collapse than they thought

A large iceberg that has calved from a glacier in the Antarctic Peninsula, as seen by Operation IceBridge scientists in 2012. Image: NASA/Jefferson Beck By Andrew Freedman 2015-05-18 22:41:18 UTC In 2002, two-thirds of the massive Larsen B ice ...
 Mashable2 months ago

CryoSat detects sudden ice loss in Southern Antarctic Peninsula

A recent acceleration in ice loss in a previously stable region of Antarctica has been detected by ESA's ice mission. The latest findings by a team of scientists from the UK's University of Bristol show that with no sign of warning, multiple ...
 Space Daily1 month ago Rapid Antarctic Ice Loss Detected in Southern Antarctic Peninsula  Earth Imaging Journal1 month ago Climate change is messing with gravity again  Grist Magazine2 months ago Antarctic Ice In Southern Peninsula Suddenly Started Melting In 2009, And Loss Is Equivalent To 350,000 Empire State Buildings  Hngn.com2 months ago

Antarctica's Ice Attacked from Above and Below

One of the fastest-warming places on the planet, the Antarctic Peninsula, has lost two massive ice shelves in the past 20 years: the Larsen A and the Larsen B. Each floating tongue of ice disappeared in a matter of weeks. No one knows for sure why ...
 Yahoo! Canada2 months ago
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